fæle

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *failijaz (true, friendly, familiar, good), from Proto-Indo-European *pey- (to adore). Cognate with Latin pīus (good, dutiful, faithful, devout, pious).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fǣle

  1. faithful, trusty, good
  2. dear, beloved

Declension[edit]

Weak Strong
singular plural singular plural
m n f m n f m n f
nominative fǣla fǣle fǣle fǣlan nom. fǣle fǣle fǣlu fǣle fǣlu, -e fǣla, -e
accusative fǣlan fǣle fǣlan acc. fǣlne fǣle fǣle fǣle fǣlu, -e fǣla, -e
genitive fǣlan fǣlra, fǣlena gen. fǣles fǣles fǣlre fǣlra
dative fǣlan fǣlum dat. fǣlum fǣlum fǣlre fǣlum
instrumental fǣle


Adverb[edit]

fǣle

  1. truly, well, pleasantly

Descendants[edit]